The Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced its 2010 awards for children’s book. The winner and honour books areĀ categorised into different age groups.

Book of the year – Older Readers Shortlist

Jarvis 24 by David Metzenthen – Winner

The winds of heaven by Judith Clarke – Honour book

A small free kiss in the dark by Glenda Millard – Honour book

Book of the year – Younger Readers Shortlist

Darius Bell and the glitter pool by Odo Hirsch – Winner

Running with the horse by Alison Lester – Honour book

Pearl verses the world by Sally Murphy – Honour book

Book of the year – Early Childhood Shortlist

Bear & chook by the sea by Lisa Shanahan – Winner

Kip by Christina Booth – Honour book

Clancy & Millie and the very fine house by Libby Gleeson – Honour book

Book of the year – Picture Book Shortlist

The hero of little street by Gregory Rogers – Winner

Isabella’s garden by Glenda Millard – Honour book

Fox and fine feathers by Narelle Oliver – Honour book

Book of the year – Eve Pownell Shortlist

Australian backyard explorer by Peter Macinnis – Winner

Polar eyes: a journey to Antarctica by Tonya Patrick – Honour book

Maralinga by Yalata & Oak communities with Christobel Mattingley – Honour book

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